Chairman McCaul Announces HFAC Markup on Various Measures

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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul announced the full committee will hold a markup to consider various measures regarding export controls, restricting the flow of foreign nations’ support to the Taliban, and strengthening sanctions against Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad and other terrorist groups for their ongoing use of human shields on Wednesday, December 13th.

What: Markup of H.R. 6602, H.R. 6606, H.R. 5613, H.R. 6614, H.R. 1135, H.R. 5917, H.R. 3016, H.R. 3569, H.R. 6586, H.R. 6306, H.R. 6610, and H.R. 6416.

Date: Wednesday, December 13th, 2023

Time: 10:00 am ET

Location: U.S. Capitol, HVC-210


H.R. 6602, To amend the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 relating to the review of the interagency dispute resolution process;

H.R. 6606, To amend the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 relating to the statement of policy;

H.R. 5613, To require a review of whether individuals or entities subject to the imposition of certain sanctions through inclusion on certain sanctions lists should also be subject to the imposition of other sanctions and included on other sanctions lists;

H.R. 6614, To amend the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 relating to licensing transparency;

H.R. 1135, To grant certain authorities to the President to combat economic coercion by foreign adversaries, and for other purposes;

H.R. 5917, To amend the Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act to modify and extend that Act, and for other purposes;

H.R. 3016, To amend the Anti-Boycott Act of 2018 to apply the provisions of that Act to international governmental organizations;

H.R. 3569, To provide for the expansion of the Starr-Camargo Bridge near Rio Grande City, Texas, and for other purposes;

H.R. 6586, To require a strategy to oppose financial or material support by foreign countries to the Taliban, and for other purposes;

H.R. 6306, To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to prohibit the acquisition or lease of a consular or diplomatic post built or owned by an entity beneficially owned by the People’s Republic of China, and for other purposes;

H.R. 6610, To provide for the modernization of the passport issuance process, and for other purposes; and

H.R. 6416, To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose certain tax penalties in connection with the invasion of Ukraine.


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